Since 1998, Learning for Life (a division of the Boy Scouts of America) has partnered with thousands of businesses and organizations to bring "real-world" career experiences to young men and women through its Exploring program.

Exploring provides young men and women ages 14-20 with an ideal link between the academic environment and the real world.

Student Benefits:

  • Character Development
  • Build self-confidence
  • Leadership development
  • Social development
  • Unique career experiences, networking & internships
  • Volunteer community service
  • Group collaboration and teamwork

Benefits to Participating Organizations include:

  • Easy to Start a Post
  • Proven & Flexible Model
  • Nationally recognized & endorsed
  • Positive Community Involvement
  • Potential Future Employees
  • Youth mentoring and development
  • Strong local and national support
  • General Liability Insurance

View the Program Brochure

Frequently Asked Questions - General

FAQ - Fire Service Exploring

FAQ - Law Enforcement Exploring

FAQ - Health Exploring

Application to Join (Youth)

Application to Join (Adult Leader)

Application to Start a Post